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TaxACT Empowers Consumers to Confidently File Their Taxes "Easy, Fast and Free"

Taxpayers Can Prepare, Print and E-File Simple and Complex Federal Returns Now With TaxACT

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/06/14 -- TaxACT®, the critically-acclaimed leader of affordable tax solutions, announced that final versions of its online and download programs and e-file are now available. The federal programs, first released in October, include up-to-date IRS forms and enhancements.

"Whatever your life status or tax situation, TaxACT gives you the confidence to file your own federal taxes quickly, easily and for free," says JoAnn Kintzel, president of TaxACT. "The straightforward, step-by-step interview and tools guide you to your guaranteed maximum federal tax refund the fastest way possible."

Free Federal Edition

TaxACT Free Federal Edition is a full-featured product with all e-fileable forms to support simple and complicated tax situations, including income and losses from self-employment, investments, businesses, capital assets, rental property and farming.

Time-saving features include PDF import of last year's return if prepared by one of two leading providers, and quick entry tools for investments and forms W-2 and 1099.

Free Edition users have access to two Life Events plus HealthWatch, a detailed analysis of the potential impact of the Affordable Care Act on your taxes and health insurance. Personalized help is available anytime in the Answer Center, on TaxACT's website and via email. Returns are backed by maximum refund, accuracy and satisfaction guarantees.

Deluxe and State Editions

For less than $13, Deluxe offers additional time and money-saving tools, including imports for last year's TaxACT return, W-2s, Schedule K-1s, investments, and tax documents and images. Among the other value-added Deluxe features are Donation Assistant® with more than 1,300 audit-backed values, unlimited access to all Life Events, TaxTutor Guidance and tips, and a married filing joint vs. separate analysis.

TaxACT has also begun releasing State Editions. Taxpayers can prepare, print and e-file a state return for as little as $14.99, less than half the cost of other brands.

Product prices for TaxACT Online Deluxe and State are guaranteed and payment isn't required until users print, e-file, view completed tax forms or call for help. Download software comes with a 30-day, no questions asked, money-back guarantee.

Fast e-file and refunds

Returns e-filed through TaxACT will be automatically submitted for processing as soon as the IRS begins accepting them. According to IRS-issued refund guidelines, taxpayers who e-file by the processing start date of January 31, 2014, could have their refund direct deposited in early February.

Accessible across devices

Online users can prepare, print and e-file from a computer or tablet browser, as well as the updated version of TaxACT's free tablet app that will be available in Android and Apple stores in the coming days. No matter which device the TaxACT Online return was created on, it can be accessed using the same username and password on a browser or through the tablet app.

In addition to the award-winning tablet app, TaxACT will be releasing several new mobile apps soon.

TaxACT's "You Got This" campaign

TaxACT recently launched its media campaign and sweepstakes entitled "You Got This." The slogan reminds consumers of their ability to achieve what they may perceive as difficult or even unattainable, including filing tax returns "easy, fast, and free" with TaxACT.

About TaxACT

TaxACT is the critically-acclaimed leader of affordable digital and download tax preparation solutions for consumers, business owners and tax professionals. In the 2005 tax season, TaxACT became the first to offer free federal tax software and e-file to all U.S. taxpayers. Since 2000, TaxACT has assisted with more than 45 million e-filed federal returns. TaxACT is a business of Blucora, Inc. (NASDAQ: BCOR). Learn more about TaxACT at www.taxact.com and www.taxact.com/press.

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